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2024 NBA Playoffs: Standings and Bracket Updates

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Get ready for a major impact on seeding for the 2024 NBA Playoffs and SoFi NBA Play-In Tournament. All 30 teams will take the floor on Sunday, the final day of the 2023-24 NBA regular season.

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This page will be updated after the final game each night.

Postseason seeding possibilities 

(Entering games played on April 14)

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Latest moves in the standings

(Entering games played on April 14)

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Western Conference

  • Thunder move up to No. 1 after win over Bucks. OKC wins 3-way tie over Minnesota and Denver due to combined head-to-head win-loss record between them.
  • Timberwolves hold at No. 2 after win over Hawks.
  • Nuggets fall to No. 3 after loss to Spurs. Denver 3rd in 3-way tiebreaker due to worst head-to-head record against other two teams.
  • Clippers clinch No. 4 seed despite loss to Jazz. LA has home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
  • Mavericks locked into No. 5 seed after loss to Pistons.
  • Pelicans hold at No. 6 after win over Warriors. New Orleans leads Phoenix by 1 game.
  • Suns stay at No. 7 after win over Kings. Phoenix owns tiebreaker over 6th-place Pelicans.
  • Lakers jump to No. 8 after win over Grizzlies and Kings’ loss. Los Angeles leads Sacramento (9th) and Golden State (10th) by 1 game, but owns neither tiebreaker.
  • Kings fall to No. 9 after loss to Suns. Sacramento wins head-to-head tiebreaker over Golden State and Los Angeles, but trails Lakers by 1 game.
  • Warriors fall to No. 10 after loss to Pelicans. Golden State loses head-to-head tiebreaker to Kings.

The Thunder, Timberwolves and Nuggets are tied at 56-25, which leads to a multi-team tiebreaker. Since all of these teams lead the Northwest Division, the next tiebreaker is better winning percentage in games against each other.

  • Thunder: 5-3 (2-2 vs. MIN, 3-1 vs. DEN)
  • Timberwolves: 4-4 (2-2 vs. OKC, 2-2 vs. DEN)
  • Nuggets: 3-5 (1-3 vs. OKC, 2-2 vs MIN)

Eastern Conference

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  • Bucks hold at No. 2 despite loss to Thunder. Milwaukee owns tiebreaker over No. 3 Knicks.
  • Knicks stay at No. 3 after win over Nets. New York leads No. 4 Cleveland by 1 game.
  • Cavaliers hold at No. 4, clinch playoff spot and top-four seed after win over Pacers.
  • Magic stay at No. 5 despite loss to Sixers. Orlando owns head-to-head tiebreaker over Pacers, wins 3-way tiebreaker over Indiana, Philadelphia.
  • Pacers hold at No. 6 despite loss to Cavaliers. Indiana owns head-to-head tiebreaker over Philadelphia, finishes 2nd in 3-way tie with those teams.
  • Sixers stay at No. 7 after win over Magic. Philadelphia owns head-to-head tiebreaker over Orlando, finishes 3rd in 3-way tie with Magic and Pacers.
  • Heat hold at No. 8 after win over Raptors. Miami trails No. 7 Philadelphia by 1 game.

2024 NBA Playoffs bracket

(Entering games played on April 14)

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Western Conference

(1) Thunder vs. (8) Play-In Winner

(2) Timberwolves vs. (7) Play-In Winner

(3) Nuggets vs. (6) Pelicans

(4) Clippers vs. (5) Mavericks

Eastern Conference

(1) Celtics vs. (8) Play-In Winner

(2) Bucks vs. (7) Play-In Winner

(3) Knicks vs. (6) Pacers

(4) Cavaliers vs. (5) Magic

2024 SoFi NBA Play-In Tournament bracket

(Entering games played on April 14)

Western Conference

(7) Suns vs. (8) Lakers

(9) Kings vs. (10) Warriors

Eastern Conference

(7) 76ers vs. (8) Heat

(9) Bulls vs. (10) Hawks

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